On 18 .03 it was the dicipline Flatland that illuminated the arena with the presence of more than 60 Flatlanders and the technical judges of Flatland, Cleybon, Koy and Andre Ramon were perfect, which in the format Jam session evaluated. 1st Rômulo Jacinto Guerra deservedly-Nova Iguaçu-RJ with splendorous sessions and in 2nd Sérgio Ricardo Balu-Guarujá-SP with tricks and movements unspeakeble, 3rd Anderson Rogério Alves-Bauru-SP it was style and constant.
Doncaster is probably best know for its race course but also happens to be home to some real Riding talent...How many 16 year old riders do you know that can blast 10ft inverts, Double whips,720's and back to back Flairs? Straight out of Donnny, Liam is on the come up! So look out for this young man shredding at a park near you! Until then, check out the downloads section on valleysidedistro.com for Liam's latest rider section. Also read this interview so you can get a better picture of someone I think you will be hearing a lot more about in the future... May I introduce to you Mr Liam Hutchinson.
So, Liam, How Long have you been riding BMX for? About 4 to 5 years now.
What is the main discipline you ride? Probably park, but trails and street in summer.
Mike Saavedra is putting on a contest on May 6th. He wants everyone to know about the comp so we'll pass the mic to Mike: "I thought I would take the time to send you a flyer for the comp. I also sent a few photos of the park. (PHOTOS BY BLAKE PETTERSON). I will be adding a 5 1/2 foot tall box jump, a wallride and a few other goodies to the park. Practice will be held on May 5th all day so things move a little faster the day of the comp. The 3 class's will be as flowed Grom, Sandbagger and Bigtime. Entry fees are 20, 25 and 30 for Bigtime."
Arcadia, California – After an unfortunate crash in Guthrie, Oklahoma, Mike Moeller has torn his ACL and had to undergo surgery on March 7th to repair the damage. The surgery went very well and Mike has been going through rehabilitation 3 times per day. The doctor told Mike that a full recovery would take 4 months until he could be back to the level he was at before the accident. However, since Mike is stronger than most, the doctor thinks he could be back even sooner. Mike is expected to be back on his bike in early April to begin training again.
The Gymnasium Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo will be the venue of the next ABBMX contest. You've been able to follow the Brasilian scene here on FATBMX thanks to Charaba and his crew. Up next is a vert comp. The date is 12-13 May 2006 and there's a R$ 10.000 Reais Prize Purse. It might not be 10 grand in US dollars or Euros but it still sounds like a lot.
While Redline’s reigning No.1 ABA Pro and UCI World Champion Bubba Harris recoups from a fractured shoulder, Redline has taken the opportunity to help out and support one of the guys who helped bring Redline to the top rung of the BMX ladder – past National Champion John Purse. Purse, who was planning on racing the upcoming Florida NBL event without a sponsor, was contacted following the news that Bubba would be missing the next 2 rounds, and a short 2-month agreement was quickly reached.
BMX has become an Olympic sport. 2008 will be the first time that we see BMX racers battling for the gold. It might be a bit late but the USA Cycling has hired Doug Martin to organize the American troops. We caught up with Doug to see what he's got planned for those American racers who want to be part of the team.
-With so many international BMX squads already making appearances in the USA for some extra training and some extra racing, where does team USA stand in that respect?
Kronik Energy BMX team riders KC Badger, Ryan Sher, Sean Sexton, Greg Litecky, [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1387]Hoang Tran[/url], Lino Gonzalez, Jeshua Constantine, [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1334]Steve Woodward[/url] and team manager Tyler Coleman held an autograph session April 1 at the world famous Black Mountain BMX track in Phoenix, AZ. The autograph session took place during the 2006 ABA Winter Nationals. Newly added team riders [url=//fatbmx.com/modules/news/article.php?storyid=1357]Aaron Ross[/url] and Mark Mulville were also in attendance. Each team member inked their signatures on specially made Kronik Energy pin- ups that were unique to each rider.
Hilliard, Ohio – April 3, 2006. Hyper Bicycles is serious about their commitment to the National Bicycle League (NBL) and to BMX racing, signing on as the ‘Official Bicycle of the NBL’ for yet another year. This marks the 3rd consecutive year that Hyper has joined forces with the NBL forging an even stronger relationship to promote their quality brand of BMX bikes and components. In addition to their line of BMX race bikes, Hyper will also promote their ‘Hyper X-Games’ Motobike at select National Series events.